Army Air Forces

OH 1293

His experiences concerning his association with General Roger Ramey, 1937-57. Operations against Rabaul in the Pacific Theater during World War II; atomic bomb tests at Kwajalein and Eniwetok, 1946 (Project CROSSROADS); relationship between Ramey and Fort Worth, Texas, promoter Amon Carter; his personal and professional relations with Ramey; Ramey’s relationship with General Douglas A. MacArthur; Ramey’s relationship with President Harry S Truman; establishment of a separate, independent Air Force.

OH 0147

Businessman. His experiences as a prisoner-of-war of the Germans after being shot down over Nazi Germany during World War II. Shooting down of bomber, 1944; capture and interrogation near Frankfurt; Heidekruge, East Prussia, 1944; prison camp near Berlin, 1944; forced march from Nurnberg to Moosberg, 1945; prison camps at Nurnberg and Barth; liberation.

OH 1463

His experiences at Wheeler Field with the 6th Pursuit Squadron, 18th Fighter Group, during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

OH 1208

His experiences as a fighter pilot in the European, Mediterranean, and Pacific Theaters during World War II. Primary training, Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1940; secondary training, Goodfellow Field, San Angelo, Texas, 1941; advanced training, Brooks Field, San Antonio, Texas, 1941; assignment to the 31st Fighter Group, 1942; training in the Bell P-39 Airacobra; move to England and assignment to fly a Spitfire; Dieppe Raid, August 19, 1942; North African Campaign, 1942-43; comments about General George S.

OH 1140

His experiences with Headquarters Squadron at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

OH 0308

His experiences as a fighter pilot with the 73rd Pursuit Squadron at Wheeler Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Additional comments by his wife, who was also there at the time.

OH 0195

His experiences with the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.